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DPD: Arrieta’s Rut? Taillon Quietly Improving

It’s a very limited slate of pitching on this baseball Saturday, as the game enters a pivotal weekend full of moves to get teams ready for the stretch run. Still, we’ve managed to find a few suitable arms for your viewing pleasure. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Jake Arrieta (CHC) versus Seattle’s Wade Miley Arrieta had another bumpy start last time out against the White...
Via The Sports Post
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Arrieta aims to end skid, Pomeranz bids for 1st

A look at what's happening all around the majors Saturday: --- BOUNCING BACK? Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta is 0-2 with a 5.55 ERA in four July starts. He has allowed 20 earned runs in his last five outings after giving up 19 over his first 15 starts. Arrieta (12-4, 2.76 ERA) faces the Mariners at Wrigley Field. TRY AGAIN Drew Pomeranz makes another bid for...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arrieta aiming to bounce back vs. Miley, M's

Cubs ace Jake Arrieta will be looking to get things turned around on Saturday as he faces Mariners lefty Wade Miley in an afternoon game at Wrigley Field.
19 hours ago

Jake Arrieta talks Aroldis Chapman to Cubs

Few seem happier than Jake Arrieta about the Chicago Cubs swinging a trade with the New York Yankees for Aroldis Chapman. Arrieta has had a rough month, too, so he probably needed the good news the most. He just finished the month of July without posting a win, most recently coughing up four earned runs over six innings as his Cubs lost to the Chicago White Sox, 5-4. The loss to...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: White Sox host Cubs, Arrieta; Giants head home

A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday: --- SOUTH SIDE SHOWDOWN Cubs ace Jake Arrieta (12-4, 2.60 ERA) takes the hill in the opener of a two-game interleague series at the crosstown-rival Chicago White Sox. Arrieta is 2-0 with a 2.75 ERA in three starts against the White Sox as a member of the Cubs. The rested Cubs are in the middle of a five-game trip in which...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arrieta: 'I wouldn't say it's a disappointment' to not start

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta talks about not being named the starting pitcher for the National League in Tuesday's All-Star Game.
Via CSN Chicago
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta’s Been Off for Several Weeks

Ah, this part. I always enjoy this part. Not because I enjoy when superstars struggle, but because I enjoy seeing the standards to which we hold those same superstars. The standards are revealed when people start to worry. Over his last…I don’t know, eight starts, Jake Arrieta has a 3.77 ERA. He’s allowed a slugging percentage of .331. This is Jake Arrieta in a rut. I mean...
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta will be forced to get tattoo after losing bet

Cubs ace Jake Arrieta will be the proud owner of a Coastal Carolina tattoo after they eliminated TCU from the College World Series. TCU alum Arrieta made a bet with teammate Tommy La Stella, a Coastal Carolina alum, over the outcome of their College World Series showdown. The loser had to get the winning team’s logo tattooed on them, and Coastal Carolina beat TCU twice to make...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta has to get a tattoo after losing a College World Series bet

The impact of Coastal Carolina’s win over TCU on Saturday in the College World Series could be seen in the Chicago Cubs’ clubhouse on Sunday. When Cubs starter Jake Arrieta walked into the visiting clubhouse in Miami, a Coastal Carolina placard sat above his locker. It was put there by Arrieta’s teammate, Tommy La Stella. The locker room decor served as a reminder of a bet...
Via The Comeback
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta loses first regular season game since last July

The invincible Jake Arrieta finally looked human. Chicago’s ace right-hander lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Wrigley Field. He hadn’t suffered a defeat during the regular season since July 25, 2015 — a streak of 24 starts (and 20 victories). Congratulations to the other 29 teams in baseball on giving #Cubs Jake Arrieta as many losses as no-hitters over his...
Via The Sports Daily
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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